The European Court of Human Rights has ruled on a challenge to the legality of the surveillance of UK citizens and collection of their personal information and communications. The Court held that the bulk interception of data violated ECHR, art 8 (right to a private life) for reasons including the lack of independent oversight, and […]
Congratulations to Claire Darwin who has been appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Special Advocates. Claire specialises in Employment and Discrimination Law, and undertakes work in the related fields of Public, Human Rights and EU Law. Further details on Claire’s practice can be found here.
Clare Montgomery QC, Alex Bailin QC and Raj Parker have been listed in Who’s Who Legal 2018 (UK Bar) for Investigations. Clare, Alex and Raj are members of Matrix’s new Integrity + team. Members of our team provide swift, comprehensive governance advice; lead in-depth investigations; and work with law firms, multinational corporations, professional bodies, Governments, […]
Matrix is delighted to have received five individual nominations and two set nominations in the following areas for the 2018 Chambers UK Bar Awards: Defamation Set of the Year Silk of the Year – Hugh Tomlinson QC Junior of the Year – Lorna Skinner Human Rights & Public Law Set of the Year Silk of […]
High Court challenge to routine use of adult restraining techniques on children at Feltham prison succeeds
The High Court has approved an order setting out what the Secretary of State for Justice will do to prevent children in Feltham prison from being restrained by officers only trained in adult restraint techniques. This follows from a challenge brought by the Howard League for Penal Reform on behalf of a boy known as […]